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Health psychology : theory, research and practice

Health psychology : theory, research and practice

Author: David Marks; M Murray; Emee Vida Estacio
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th editionView all editions and formats
"The fifth edition of this essential text further advances a critical perspective on health while introducing readers to emerging issues such as long-term conditions and end-of-life care."--Cover, p.[4].
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Marks; M Murray; Emee Vida Estacio
ISBN: 9781526408235 1526408236 9781526408242 1526408244 9781529713701 1529713706
OCLC Number: 994907548
Description: xvi, 812 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Part 1: Health psychology in the context of biology, society and methodology. --
1. Health psychology: an introduction --
2. The nervous, endocrine and immune systems and the principle of homeostasis --
3. Genetics, epigenetics and early life development --
4. Macro-social influences --
5. Social justice --
6. Culture and health --
7. An A-Z of research methods and issues relevant to health psychology --
Part 2: Theories, models and interventions for health behavior change. --
8. Theories, models and interventions --
9. Sexual health --
10. Food, eating and obesity --
11. Alcohol and drinking --
12. Tobacco and smoking --
13. Physical activity and exercise --
Part 3: Health promotion and disease prevention. --
14. Information, communication and health literacy --
15. Lay representations of health and illness --
16. Screening and immunization --
17. Health promotion --
Part 4: Illness experience and health care. --
18. Illness and personality --
19. Medicine taking: adherence and resistance --
20. Pain and pain control --
21. Cancer --
22. Coronary heart disease --
23. HIV infection and AIDS: the pinnacle of stigma and victim blaming --
24. Long-term conditions: diabetes and ME/CFS --
25. End-of-life care, dying and death.
Responsibility: David F. Marks, Michael Murray, & Emee Vida Estacio.
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With nine new and expanded chapters, his fifth edition takes a critical approach and places Health Psychology in a real-world context, enabling students to understand how public policy, theory and  Read more...


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An essential text for both graduate and undergraduate health psychology courses, the authors elegantly and comprehensively explore health psychology in the 21st century. The fifth edition further Read more...

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